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These are therefore to order and command you, the said constable of

* to sell or cause to be sold (a sufficient part of) the said goods and effects, and that you do pay the produce of such sale to Messrs. I. G. and B., the clerks to the justices of the peace for the [division) of N., in the said [county); and I do hereby command you, the said clerks, to pay and apply the same [or, if money only, suy from the asterisk • : to pay and apply the

said monies so found)
for and towards the expense of apprehending and conveying to the said
house of correction and maintaining the said A. B. therein during the
time for which he is committed as aforesaid, as below specified, that is to
say :-

£ $. d.
Expense of apprehending
Expense of conveying to house of correction..

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Maintenance therein 28 days, at 4 d. per day 0 10 6

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Where goods tuken, add here:) And that you return the overplus, if any, after deducting the charges of such sale, to the said A. B., and certify unto me what you shall have done in the premises. Given under my hand and seal, this

day of

in the year of our Lord in the {county) aforesaid.

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II. ROGUES AND VAGABONDS. Oke's Synop.

14. Second Conviction as an Idle and Disorderly Person. (5 Geo. 4, 2nd ed. p. 246. c. 83, s. 4.)]- This is drawn in the usual way. Vide the preceding Offence 8 a. Forms No. 1—7, and the General Form, No. 4, ante, p. 25 (or after

describing the offence, say, " the suid A. B. having been previously con

victed of being an idle and disorderly person."] Id. Offences 9, 15. Fortune Tellers. (Id.)]-did pretend (or profess] to tell fortunes, 10.

(or did use certain subtle craft, or means, or device, to wit, to wit

, by palmistry, to deceive and impose on certain of her Majesty's

subjects, to wit, one C. D. and others, contrary, &c. Id. Offence 11. 16. Lodging in Outhouses, 8c. (Id.)]—did unlawfully wander abroad

and lodge in a certain barn (or outhouse, to wit, a stable; or in a certain deserted, or unoccupied, building, to wit, a — ; or in the open air, to

Street; or under a tent; or in a certain cart, or waggon, in Street), there situate (or being), the said A. B. not having then and there any visible means of subsistence, and not then and there giving

a good account of himself, contrary, &c. Id. Offence 12. 17. Erposing Indecent Exhibition in Street. (Id.)]-did wilfully

expose to view in a certain street (or road, highway, or public place] there situate, called a certain obscene print (or picture, or indecent exhibition), to wit,

, contrary, &c. Id. Offence 13. 18. The like, in Shop Window, fc. (1 & 2 Vict. c. 38, s. 2.)]—did wil

fully expose to view, in the window [or on the counter, or at the door] of a certain shop (or building, to wit, a --], situate in a certain street [or road, bigliway, or public place) there situate, called a certain

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obscene print (or picture, or indecent exhibition), to wit, trary, &c.

Oke's Synop: 2nd ed. p. 246.

19. Erposing Person. (5 Geo. 4, c. 83, s. 4.)]-did wilfully, openly, Id. Offence 14. lewdly and obscenely expose his person in a certain street (or road, public bighway, or place of public resort, to wit -],

(or expose his person in the view of a certain street or road, &c.] there situate, called with intent then and there to insult a female, to wit, one C. D., contrary, &c.

20. Erposing Wounds. (Id.)]-did unlawfully wander abroad, and Id. Offence 15. endeavour, by the exposure of wounds [or deformities], to wit, to obtain (or gather) alms, contrary, &c.

21. Collecting Alms under fraudulent Pretence. (Id.)]—did unlaw- Id. Offence 16. fully go about as a gatherer and collector of alms,

(or did unlawfully endeavour to procure charitable contributions), to wit, (stating the kind), under a certain false and fraudulent pretence then and there made by him, to wit, (here describe the pretence], con

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22. Running away, leaving Family chargeable. (Id.)]-run away Id. Offence 17. from the said parish of -, and did then and there leave his wife (and (or or] children] chargeable to the said parish of and they are still chargeable thereto (or to the common fund of the N. Union, in the counties of C. and S., pursuant to the statute in that behalf (12 & 13 Vict. c. 103, s. 3,)] (or did run away from the said parish, whereby the wife [and

children] of the said A. B. became, on the

instant and still are chargeable, &c.] contrary, &c.

23. Woman deserting her Bastard Child. (7 & 8 Vict. c. 101, s. 6.)]- Id. Offence 18. did then and there desert one E. F., her bastard child, whereby it then and there (or on the

instant] became chargeable to the said parish of (or to the common fund, &c., as in No. 22), contrary, &c.

24. Gaming in any public Place. (5 Geo. 1, c. 83, s. 4.)]—did play Id. Offence 19. (or bet] in a certain street (or road, highway, or open and public place, to wit, -] there situate, called at (or with] a certain table (or instrument of gaming), called at a certain [pretended] game of chance, to wit,

-, contrary, &c. 25. Having Picklocks, &c. with intent, &c. (Id.)]—unlawfully had in Id. p. 248. his custody (or possession), to wit, in his

Offence 20. (and if so, add: at the time of his being then and there apprehended

by one (or the said] C. D.] a certain picklock (or key, crow, jack, bit, or instrument], to wit, a with intent then and there feloniously to break into a certain dwellinghouse (or warehouse, coach-house, stable, or out-building, to wit, a -] there being, in the occapation of one E. F., contrary, &c.

26. Being armed with Gun, &c., with intent, &c. (Id.)]—was unlaw. Id. Offence 21 fully armed with a certain offensive weapon, to wit, a gun (or pistol, hanger, cutlass, bludgeon),

Oke's Synop: 2nd ed. p. 248.

Id. Offence 22.

Id. Offence 23.

[and if so, add: at the time of his being then and there apprehended

by one (or the said] C. D.] with intent then and there feloniously to steal, take and carry away the goods and chattels of one E. F. then and there being (or us the felonious act may be), contrary, &c.

27. Having Instrument with intent, 8c. (Id.)]-unlawfully had upon him, to wit, in his [and if so, add: at the time of his being then and there apprehended

by one (or the said] C. D.] a certain instrument, to wit, a knife, with intent then and there feloniously to stab a certain mare, the property of one E. F., then and there being (or as the felonious act muy be], contrary, &c.

28. On Premises for an unlawful Purpose. (Id.)]—was found in and upon a certain inclosed yard (or garden, area, or dwelling-house, warehouse, coach-house, stable, or out-house, to wit, a ,] there, in the occupation of one (or the said) C. D., for a certain unlawful purpose, to wit, [describe it as: to steal, take and carry away apples or potatoes then and there growing, or feloniously to steal, take and carry away certain fowls, to wit, two fowls),

[or a certain coat, or certain harness, or as the case may be), the property of the said C. D. then and there being, contrary, &c.

29. Reputed Thieves frequenting public Places with intent, &c. (Id.)]— then being a suspected person (or reputed thief], did then and there frequent a certain river (or canal, or navigable stream, dock, basin, or quay, or a certain wharf or warehouse near or adjoining to a certain river, &c.] (or a certain street (or highway or avenue leading to a certain street

or highway; or a certain place of public resort, called —), there situate, with intent, the goods and chattels of a certain person unknown (or of one or the said C. D.), then and there being, then and there feloniously to steal, take and carry away, contrary, &c.

30. Resisting Apprehension. (Id.)]-did violently resist one (or the said) C. D., a constable of the said parish of who was then and there apprehending him by virtue of the statute in that behalf, as an idle and disorderly person, for that he the said A. B. theretofore, to wit, on the day of

last, at, &c. [here state offence as in either of the Forms No. 1—7, ante, pp. 202, 203, applicable), and of which said offence the said A. B. was subsequently, to wit, on the day of — instant, convicted before J. S. Esquire, one of her Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said [county] of —, contrary, &c. N.B. The Forms No. 9 to 13, ante, pp. 203, 205, will equally be re

quired under this division of the title.

Id. Offence 24.

Id. Offence 25.

Id. Offence 26.

III. INCORRIGIBLE Rogues. 31. Vagrants breaking out of Confinement. (5 Geo. 4, c. 83, s. 5.)]then being an idle and disorderly person (or rogue and vagabond), did then and there break (or escape) out of a certain place, to wit, the house of correction at - -, in the said county) of —, in which he was then and there legally confined under and by virtue of a certain conviction and warrant of J. S. Esquire, one of her Majesty's justices of the peace for the said [county] of made under the statute passed in the fifth year of the reign of, &c. (here insert title of 5 Geo. 4, c. 83, in Form No. 10, ante, Oke's Synop. 204], dated the

day of

last, and to which he was committed 2nd ed. p. 248. for the term of before the expiration of the said term, contrary, &c.

32. Second Conviction as a Rogue and Vagabond. (Id.)]— This is Id. Offence 27. drawn in the usual way, vide the preceding Forms No. 15—30, supru, und the General Form No. 4, ante, p. 25; or after describing the offence, say: the said A. B. having been previously convicted of being a rogue and vagabond, or having been twice previously convicted of being an idle and disorderly person, or once previously convicted of being an idle and disorderly person, and afterwards convicted of being a rogue and vagabond.

33. Resisting Apprehension. (Id.)]—This will be the same as No.30, Id. Offence 28. supra, but describing the offender as “a rogue and vagabond,” and in the Forms No. 14-29, supra. N.B. The Forms No. 9—13, ante, p. 203—205, will equally apply

under this division of the title.

34. Recognizance to prosecute an incorrigible Rogue at the Sessions. (5 Geo. 4, c. 83, s. 9.)(a)]-Proceed in the usual Form No. 13 (E.), ante, p. 28, adapting it to one person, and stating the condition thus:--The condition of the within-written recognizance is such, that whereas A. B. of, &c. was this day convicted before me, the justice of the peace within mentioned, of being an incorrigible rogue within the intent, &c. [here state the conviction und adjudication as in that record). [If an uppeal, say here:-and the said A. B. having given notice

of his intention to appeal against the said conviction, and duly

entered into the recognizance directed in that behalf :] If therefore he the said J.N. (who apprehended the said A. B.) shall appear at the next court of general (or quarter] sessions of the peaee to be bolden in and for the said [county] of — and there prosecute and give evidence against the said A. B. for the said offence, then the said recognizance to be void, or else to stand in full force and virtue.

The notice hereof will be similar to Form No. 14, ante, p. 29. 35. Convicting Justice's Certificate of Expenses of prosecuting an incorrigible Rogue, or supporting Conviction uppeuled against. (Id. s. 9.) (6)]

These are to certify, that J. N., constable of the parish of to wit. ) in the said [county] of with J. K. and R. T., attended on the day of

- instant, before me the undersigned, one of her Majesty's justices of the peace for the said [county), to give evidence against A. B., duly convicted before me of being an incorrigible rogue under the statute 5 Geo. 4, c. 83, s. 5; and that I have ascertained that the sum of one pound seven shillings and sixpence is a reasonable and sufficient sum to reimburse the said J. N. for the expenses bona fide incurred by reason of attending before me as aforesaid; and that the sum of ten shillings is a proper compensation to the said J. N., J. K. and R.T. for their trouble and loss of time therein, making together the sum of one

(a) The Form No. 42 (0.1), Chap. I. Of Indictable Offences, post, may be easily altered to this.

(6) The Form No. 62 in Chap. I. Of Indictable Offences, post, may be easily altered to this. No certificate is required to be given by s. 9 of the 5 Geo. 4, c. 83, but as the whole costs of the prosecution are allowed as in Felonies, it is advisable to grant one.

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day of

Oke's Synop. pound seventeen shillings and sixpence, according to the specification and 2nd ed. p. 248. particulars hereunder mentioned. Given under my hand, this

1850.

J. S.
Particulars above referred to.

£ 5. d.
Constable (J. N.), as per bill annexed

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I. OFFENCES BY INSPECTORS. Oke's Synop.

1. Stamping Weight without verifying same. (5 & 6 Will. 4, c. 63, 2nd ed. p. 250. s. 29.)]- then being an inspector of weights and measures for the said Offence 1.

[county] of * did then and there stamp a certain weight (or measure), to wit, a four-pound weight (or as the case may be) of one Č. D. without then and there duly verifying the same by comparison with a copy of the

imperial standard, contrary, &c. Id. Offence 2.

2. Guilty of Breach of Duty. (Id.)]- Proceed to the asterisk* in Form No.1, supra,

then :

:-was then and there guilty of a breach of his duty as such inspector, in this, to wit,- [here describe it], contrary, &c. Id. Offence 3. 3. Otherwise misconducting himself. (Id.)]– Proceed to the asterisk

in Form No. 1, supra, then :-did then and there misconduct binself in the execution of his said office of inspector, by then and there refusing to stamp a certain weight, to wit, a four-pound weight, of one (or the said] c. D., then and there produced to the said A. B. for that purpose

(or as the case may be], contrary, &c. Id. Offence 4. 4. Stamping Weight of Person within a local Jurisdiclion. (Id. s. 25.)]

- Proceed to the asterisk* in Form No 1, supra, then :-did knowingly stamp a certain weight (or measure), to wit, a four-pound weight (or as the case may be ] of one E. F. then residing within the limits of the division of L., in the county of and for which another inspector, to wit, one C. D., was then and there appointed, contrary, &c.

5. General Forms to be used in enforcing the Conviction (No. 39 (1.1), ante, p. 38) for the above described Offences]; Distress Warrant, &c. No. 53 (N. 1) -58, ante, pp. 50-52.

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